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Preparing for use
Using the induction cooker
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Your induction cooker
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2Important
Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and
save it for future reference.
Danger
•• Never immerse the
appliance in water or rinse
it under the tap.
Warning
•• WARNING: If the surface
of the cooking plate is
cracked, switch off the
appliance and do not use
it anymore to prevent the
risk of electric shock, short
circuiting or fire.
•• Check if the voltage
indicated on the appliance
corresponds to the local
mains voltage before you
connect the appliance.
•• Only connect the appliance
to an earthed wall socket.
Always make sure the plug
is inserted firmly into the
socket.
•• Do not use the appliance
if the plug, the mains cord
or the appliance itself is
damaged.
If the mains cord is
damaged, you must have
it replaced by Philips, a
service centre authorised
by Philips or similarly
qualified persons in order
to avoid a hazard.
•• This appliance is intended
for household use
only. If the appliance is
used improperly or for
professional or semiprofessional purposes or
if it is not used according
to the instructions in the
user manual, the guarantee
••
becomes invalid and Philips
refuses any liability for
damage caused.
•• This appliance can be
used by children aged
from 8 years and above
and persons with reduced
physical, sensory or mental
capabilities or lack of
experience and knowledge
if they have been given
supervision or instruction
concerning use of the
appliance in a safe way and
understand the hazards
involved.
Cleaning and user
maintenance shall not be
made by children unless
they are older than 8 and
supervised.
•• Children should be
supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the
appliance.
•• Keep the appliance and
its cord out of reach of
children less than 8 years.
Do not let the mains cord
hang over the edge of the
table or worktop on which
the appliance stands.
••
The appliance is not
intended to be operated
by means of an external
timer or a separate
remote-control system.
•• The temperature of
accessible surfaces may be
high when the appliance
operates.
•• Make sure the cooking
plate is clean and dry
before you switch on the
appliance.
•• Do not cover the air
outlets while the induction
cooker is operating.
••
Do not plug in the appliance
or operate the control panel
with wet hands.
•• Do not touch the cooking
plate after cooking, as
it retains heat from the
cookware.
•• Metallic objects such as
knives, forks, spoons and
lids should not be placed
on the induction cooker
since they can get got.
•• Do not insert external
objects such as iron
wires and bolts into the
appliance.
•• Do not cover any part
of the cooking plate with
aluminum to prevent the
risk of electric shock, short
circuiting or fire.
Caution
•• Never use any accessories
or parts from other
manufacturers or that
Philips does not specifically
recommend. If you use
such accessories or parts,
your guarantee becomes
invalid.
•• Do not expose the
induction cooker to high
temperatures, hot gas,
steam or damp heat. Do
not place the induction
cooker on or near an
operating or still hot stove
or cooker.
•• Always switch off the
appliance before you
unplug it.
•• Always unplug the
appliance and let it cool
down before you clean it.
•• This appliance is intended
for household use
only. If the appliance is
used improperly or for
professional or semiprofessional purposes or
if it is not used according
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to the instructions in the
user manual, the guarantee
becomes invalid and Philips
refuses any liability for
damage caused.
•• Place the induction cooker
on a stable, horizontal and
level surface and make sure
there is at least 10cm free
space around it to prevent
overheating.
•• Do not use the induction
cooker on a gas cooker or
metal plate.
•• For better ventilation, do
not block the air inlet and
outlets while the appliance
is operating, e.g. do not
operate the appliance on a
plastic tablecloth.
•• Do not place anything
between the cookware and
the cooking plate.
•• Do not put heavy objects
on the induction cooker.
•• Beware of hot steam that
comes out of the cookware
during cooking or when you
remove the lid.
•• Do not lift and move the
induction cooker while it is
operating.
•• Never put empty
cookware on the switchedon induction cooker, as this
could cause the cookware
to become distorted or
the heating coil to become
damaged.
•• Do not store flammable
materials and liquids near
or on the induction cooker.
•• Avoid hard contact
between the cookware
or other objects and the
cooking plate.
•• Always place the cookware
on the cooking zone during
cooking.
•• Always use cookware with
a bottom diameter from
12cm to 20cm during
cooking.
Automatic shut-off
The appliance is equipped with automatic shut-off. It switches off
automatically in the following situations:
• If cookware with a bottom diameter less than 6cm, or small
objects like knives, forks, or spoons are placed on the plate
during cooking.
• If the voltage is lower than 120±5V or higher than 280±5V.
• If no cookware is put on the cooking zone when the induction
cooker is working for 1 minute.
• If the induction cooker has been idle for 3 hours.
• If the temperature of the central plate is higher than 300°C, or if
the internal temperature of the induction cooker is too high.
•• During cooking, you can change the power level by pressing the Increase
•• When using the timer, long press the Increase ( ••
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( ) or Decrease ( ) button (not applicable in Slow Cook and
Reheat modes).
The time taken for cooking on your induction cooker may be less than
the time taken on a gas stove. Make sure you keep all the ingredients
you need ready before you start cooking.
Press the "Pause" button to stop the cooking process at any time. Press
the "Pause" button again to resume cooking.
Press the "Volts/Units" button once to show the current voltage. Press it
again to show the accumulated power consumption.
Getting to know the cooking modes
Refer to below table for more details of different cooking modes.
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What’s in the box
Induction cooker main unit
User manual
Overview
Adjustable
cooking
time range
(minute)
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You can use the Preset button to set the time at which you want
the appliance to start cooking. The preset time can be set from 10
minutes to 24 hours in advance.
1 Follow the steps in “Preparing to use”.
2 Press the On/Off button ( ), the On/Off indicator lights up.
3 Press the desired cooking mode button. The corresponding
indicator lights up and the induction cooker starts working in the
selected mode.
4 Press the Preset button, and the default preset time is displayed
on the screen.
5 Press the Increase ( ) or the Decrease ( ) button to
adjust the preset time by 10 minutes.
6 When the preset time has elapsed, you will hear a few beeps
and the induction cooker starts working automatically.
Default
cooking
time
(minute)
Cooking
temperature range
Manual
120
Keep warm - 270°C 1-180
Roti/Dosa
60
Keep warm - 160°C 1-180
Gravy
45
Keep warm - 160°C 1-180
Slow Cook
180
120°C
1-180
Stir Fry
60
120 - 180°C
1-180
Pressure Cook
30
Keep warm - 200°C 1-45
•• After you have selected the preset time, wait for a few seconds before
Note
Deep Fry
60
Keep warm - 270°C 1-180
Cooking plate
Control panel
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Milk/Water Sim
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Keep warm - 140°C 1-60
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Air outlets
Boil
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Keep warm - 160°C 1-60
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Air inlet
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Reheat
30
Keep warm
Cooking mode
Usage
Manual
This setting can be used for all types of
cooking especially if you want to control the
time and temperature setting yourself. Press
the manual button and use the ( ) or ( )
button to increase or decrease the cooking
temperature.
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Pressure Cook mode
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Roti/Dosa mode
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Milk/Water mode
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Increase button
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Sim indicator
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Screen
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Boil indicator
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Child Lock indicator
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Reheat indicator
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Decrease button
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Slow Cook mode
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Stir Fry mode
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Deep Fry mode
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Roti/Dosa
Gravy
This setting can be used to make a gravy dish
from the beginning to the end. The induction
cooker provides moderate heating for 5
minutes. You can prepare the Tadka during that
time. Then the induction cooker switches to a
higher power level to roast vegetables, meat,
and other ingredients for 13 minutes. After
that it automatically switches to a lower power
level for another 27 minutes.
You may also switch to the manual mode
for better temperature control when making
gravies.
Volts/Units button
Before first use
Remove all packaging materials from the induction cooker.
Preparing for use
1 Place the appliance on a dry, stable and level surface.
2 Make sure there is at least 10cm free space around the appliance
to prevent overheating.
3 Always place the cookware on the cooking zone during cooking.
4 Make sure you use cookware of the correct types and sizes (see
the table below).
Slow Cook
This setting is ideal for cooking at a low
temperature for a long time.
Stir Fry
This setting can be used to cook foods which
are continuously stirred like dry vegetables. The
cooking temperature can be adjusted using the
( ) or ( ) button.
Choosing the proper cookware
Use cookware that meets below requirements:
Material
Cookware with a bottom made of iron or magnetic
stainless steel
Shape
Cookware with a flat bottom
Size
Cookware with a bottom diameter of 12-20cm
Weight
Cookware with a weight up to 8kg (including
contents)
Pressure Cook
Deep Fry
Do not use cookware described as below:
Material
Cookware with a bottom made of non-iron metal,
heat resistant glass pots, ceramic, glass, aluminum or
copper.
Shape
Cookware with a concave or convex bottom
Size
Cookware with a bottom diameter of less than 12cm
or more than 20cm
Weight
Cookware with a weight over 8kg (including
contents)
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Using the induction cooker
There are eight preset cooking modes: Manual, Roti/Dosa, Gravy,
Slow Cook, Stir Fry, Pressure Cook, Deep Fry and Milk/Water.
1 Follow the steps in “Preparing for use”.
2 Press the ON/OFF button ( ), the On/Off indicator lights up.
3 Press the desired cooking mode button. The corresponding
indicator lights up and the induction cooker starts working in the
selected mode.
4 When the cooking is finished, press the ON/OFF button ( )
to switch off the appliance.
5 Unplug the induction cooker after the fan stops working.
Milk/
Water
the induction cooker automatically confirms it.
Long press the Increase ( ) or the Decrease ( ) button to adjust
the preset time by hour.
When the induction cooker is at preset mode, you can press the Preset
button again to cancel the preset time.
1-60
This setting can be used to cook food on
a flat induction type tawa. In case the tawa
gets overheated or is less heated, the cooking
temperature can be adjusted using the ( )
or ( ) button.
This setting can be used for pressure cooking
on induction type pressure cookers. Pressure
cooking on an induction cooker may be faster
than pressure cooking on the gas stove. If you
do not remove the pressure cooker for more
than 30 minutes, the induction cooker will
switch off automatically.
This setting can be used for many kinds of
cooking, especially if you want to fry some
food. The cooking temperature can be
adjusted using the ( ) or ( ) button.
Sim
This setting can be used to cook food at
boiling point.
Boil
This setting can be used to boil water or milk
at boiling point.
Reheat
This setting can be used to keep food warm
by indirect heating.
Using the timer
You can use the Timer button to decide how much time you want
the appliance to work at different cooking modes.
1 Follow the steps in “Preparing for use”.
2 Press the ON/OFF ( ) button, the ON/OFF ( ) indicator
lights up.
3 Press the desired cooking mode button, and the corresponding
indicator lights up. The induction cooker starts working in the
selected mode.
4 Press the Timer button and the timer indicator lights up.
5 Press the Increase ( ) or Decrease ( ) button to adjust
the time by minute.
6 When the time has elapsed, the induction cooker turns off
automatically.
Problem
Solution
The On/Off button
( ) does not respond.
There is a connection problem. Check if
the induction cooker is connected to the
mains and if the plug is inserted firmly into
the wall socket
The appliance beeps
continuously and then
stops working.
You may have put unsuitable cookware
on the cooking plate or you may have
removed the cookware from the
cooking plate during cooking. Make sure
the cookware is made of steel, iron or
aluminium with stainless steel cladding base
and has a base diameter larger than 12cm.
Preset time for delayed cooking
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Controls overview
) or Decrease
( ) button to adjust the time by 10 minutes.
After you have selected the cooking time, wait for a few seconds before
the induction cooker automatically confirms it.
After the timer is set, you can press the Timer button again to cancel
the timer.
Cooking mode
Electromagnetic fields (EMF)
This Philips appliance complies with all standards regarding
electromagnetic fields (EMF). If handled properly and according
to the instructions in this user manual, the appliance is safe to use
based on scientific evidence available today.
Note
Note
Setting up child lock
When the induction cooker is working, press the Increase ( )
and Decrease ( ) button at the same time to enter Child Lock
mode.
Note
•• In Child Lock mode, only the ON/OFF ( ) button is responsive.
•• To unlock, press the Increase ( ) and Decrease ( ) button at the
same time again.
6Specifications
Models
HD4938
Voltage
220-240V/50-60Hz
Power
2100W
Dimension
365x290x65mm
Net weight
2.62kg
7Cleaning
Unplug the appliance after the fan stops working and let it cool
down.
Clean the appliance with a damp cloth and, if necessary, with some
mild cleaning agent.
8Maintenance
Improper use can lead to scratches on the cooking plate. To avoid
discoloring and scratches, use the appliance according to the
instructions in this user manual and always clean the appliance and
cookware properly after use.
9Storage
You may have placed the cookware
outside of the cooking zone.
The cookware does not
heat up to the required
temperature.
The bottom of the cookware may not be
flat. Use cookware with a flat bottom. If
the problem still exists, take the appliance
to your Philips dealer or a service center
authorised by Philips.
The appliance stops
working suddenly.
The temperature of the cookware is too
high. Let the cookware cool down for a
while.
The appliance does not
switch from one preset
mode to another.
You need to switch off the appliance and
restart with another cooking mode.
The cooking temperature You may switch to the Manual mode for
of the preset modes are better control of temperature. You may
too high or too low.
also adjust the cooking temperature in
these modes: Manual, Roti/Dosa, Stir Fry
and Pressure Cook.
When I press one of the
cooking mode buttons,
the light of the selected
mode does not go on.
The cooking temperature In Gravy mode, the cooking temperature
automatically changes in
automatically changes. Switch to Manual
some preset modes.
mode for better control over the
temperature.
The fan works but the
appliance has not started
working.
You have to press a cooking mode button
after you have pressed the ON/OFF ( )
button. If you do not press a cooking
mode button within one minute, the
induction cooker will switch off and the
fan continues to work for a while to cool
down the appliance.
Error code E1 or E2 is
displayed on the screen.
The main sensor is in open circuit or
short circuit state. Take the appliance to
your Philips dealer or a service center
authorised by Philips.
Error code E3 or E4 is
displayed on the screen.
The heat sink sensor is in open circuit or
short circuit state. Take the appliance to
your Philips dealer or a service center
authorised by Philips.
Error code E5 or E6 is
displayed on the screen.
The voltage is either too high or too
low. Check if the voltage in your home is
suitable for
the induction cooker.
Error code E7 is
displayed on the screen.
The fan has malfunction. Take the appliance
to your Philips dealer or a service center
authorised by Philips.
Error code E8 is
displayed on the screen.
The main sensor is not working. Take
the appliance to your Philips dealer or a
service center authorised by Philips.
Error code E9 is
displayed on the screen.
The fuse has malfunction. Take the
appliance to your Philips dealer or a
service center authorised by Philips.
• Do not place heavy objects on the cooking plate as it is
Warranty and Service
breakable.
• Do not store the appliance in a hot place, for example near a
The light is defective. Take the appliance
to your Philips dealer or a service centre
authorised by Philips.
10Environment
For any information or problem, contact your local Philips dealer or
authorized service center. For a list of authorized Philips service centers
visit: www.philips.com or contact our consumer care at 1800 102 2929
(Toll free) or 1860 180 1111 (standard call rates apply). This apparatus is
covered under warranty against any defect due to defecitve material or
workmanship for ONE YEAR from the date of purchase. Should a defect
develop during the period of warranty, PHILIPS ELECTRONICS INDIA
LTD. undertakes to repair the apparatus FREE OF CHARGE through
the dealer from whom it has been purchased or at any of the Philips
authorized Service Centers.
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The warranty is not valid in case:
cooker.
• If you are not going to use the appliance for a longer period of
time, store the appliance in a cool and dry place.
Do not throw away the appliance with the normal
household waste at the end of its life, but hand it in at an
official collection point for recycling. By doing this, you help
to preserve the environment.
Guarantee and service
If you need service or information or if you have a problem, please
visit the Philips website at www.philips.com or contact the Philips
Consumer Care Centre in your country (you will find its phone
number in the worldwide guarantee leaflet). If there is no Consumer
Care Centre in your country, go to your local Philips dealer.
12Troubleshooting
If your induction cooker does not function properly or if the
cooking quality is insufficient, consult the table below. If you are
unable to solve the problem, contact a Philips service centre or the
Consumer Care Centre in your country.
For a list of authorized Philips services centers, visit
www.philips.com or contact our consumer care at 1800 102 2929
(toll free) or 1860 180 1111 (standard call rates apply).
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Apparatus is not used according to user manual.
Defects caused by improper or reckless use.
Repairs done by persons other than Philips Authorized service center.
Modifications of any nature made in the apparatus.
Tampered serial number.
Incomplete warranty card after purchase.
Product if used for commercial purpose (i.e. other than domestic use).
Usage of parts not recommended by Philips or those made by other
manufacturers.
All consumables and parts susceptible to normal wear and tear are not
covered under warranty.
Week/S.No.
Date of purchase: Dealer’s name: Dealer’s stamp: Customer’s name and address:
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